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Kevin Durant came to Warriors for this precise moment

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It was probably going to take an epic performance to end the Warriors' ideal playoffs run, and the Cleveland Cavaliers produced exactly that in their 137-116 Game 4 win to stave off a Finals sweep. "But listen, at the end of the day we just got some resilient guys". "You can make a sandwich before somebody even gets out there", Durant said of how it seemed in Game 4 . Read More »

Ostapenko stuns Halep to win French Open

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Ostapenko is the first Latvian to win a grand slam and her victory over Halep was broadcast on a big screen in Riga, the nation's capital. Having arrived in Paris as the little-known world number 47 from Latvia, Ostapenko became the first player to win their maiden tour title at a Grand Slam since Gustavo Kuerten on June 8, 1997 - the very day Ostapenko was born - and ended the day as the world number 12 with her career earnings nearly tripled. Read More »

Comeback Cavs turn anger into energy

I don't see anything amusing or anything to smile about. And we got to do a little better job on him. Defying the odds again, however, would require the Cavaliers to discover a new level of excellence, even with LeBron James at his best. Read More »

Bradley's stunning early goal helps US to 1-1 tie at Mexico

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Reading the play, Bradley quickly stepped up and knocked the ball toward Mexico's goal. Bradley scored from 40 yards out on the attack. Their best results at Estadio Azteca are a pair of 0-0 draws. Make Friends: Check out Stars & Stripes FC for more United States national team coverage, and head over to FMF State Of Mind for more on the Mexico national team. Read More »

Arsene Wenger extends his Arsenal stay for two more years

The 67-year-old Frenchman's new deal, which will take his tenure up to 23 years, is believed to have been rubber-stamped during a board meeting on Tuesday. There was a gradual loss of leadership at the club, on and off the field, and it began to show in results. Despite that, Wenger was offered a renewal and Henry hopes his change in formation will help win the title. Read More »

Who the heck is Scooter Gennett?

In his last game, he broke an 0-for-19 streak. He had not hit a home run in 39 games. The only players to reach base in each of his plate appearances during his four-homer performance, along with Gennett, were Hamilton, Carlos Delgado, Green, Rocky Colavito, and Joe Adcock. Read More »

Hamilton wins in Canada for sixth time

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The Ferrari driver recovered to finish fourth, while Hamilton's team-mate Valtteri Bottas crossed the line in second to complete Mercedes' first one-two finish of the season as Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo claimed the final spot on the podium. Read More »

Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions

The Penguins didn't show any signs of a Stanley Cup hangover by finishing second in the East. Guentzel shares the record with Dino Ciccarelli and Ville Leino. "And so he's done it in all different venues, whether it be the National Hockey League and Stanley Cups to the World Cup to the Olympics". Evgeni Malkin had 28 points, including three goals in the Cup final. Read More »

Microsoft's Project Scorpio Becomes Xbox One X and shipping November 7 2017

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As rumored, the game is due out on October 3 for Xbox One. Speaking on stage during the company's E3 presser today, Microsoft rattled off a list of hardware specs , telling fans that it will be the "smallest Xbox ever" despite its power. Microsoft's most powerful console ever, the officially named Xbox X (formerly known as Project Scorpio ) will, according to MS, also be the most powerful console in the world. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez & Mesut Ozil will stay at Arsenal if this happens

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Both Alexis and Ozil have one year remaining on their current deals, with supporters calling on the club to tie them down with lucrative new contracts. He said, " It's electric out here at Wembley!?? all set for the final clash!" The duo's future at the north London club has been a source of speculation throughout the 2016-17 season after both Arsenal players failed to agree contract extensions at the end of 2016. Read More »

China strongly opposes U.S. arms sales to Taiwan

Numerous delegates and participants at the Dialogue, however, were more interested in Mattis' thoughts on the Trump administration's approach to the ties and interactions with increasingly nervous regional allies and partners, with Mattis asked at the question and answer session if the American-led global order is in the process of being dismantled. Read More »

Penguins strike late, grab second straight Stanley Cup

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The Penguins didn't have a power play opportunity. Howe's last Stanley Cup championship - with Detroit in 1955 - will never be erased from history. Pittsburgh holds a 3-2 lead over Nashville in the championship series. That could be due to the Penguins' strong offensive playoff advantage. Read More »

#BringBackBilly: Our fight to have Slater in Origin game two

Just as some Hayne brilliance looked to have set up a second try-scoring opportunity for NSW , Queensland climbed off the canvas to land a blow of their own, a Cooper Cronk cross-field kick plucked out of the Brisbane sky by a soaring Oates to reduce the deficit to just two points. Read More »

High-wire Cavs still alive in NBA Finals

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The Golden State Warriors return home on Monday as they desperately try to close out the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals Game 5 - a game that will live stream with the Cavaliers now down in the series three games to one, the exact position they found themselves in a year ago when they mounted the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history to win the first NBA Championship in Cleveland history. Read More »

Six Maroons facing axe for Origin Game 2

Losses in Game 3 of the 2016 series and Game 1 of the 2017 series meant that the Queensland mentor had to look elsewhere, and that's come in the form of Valentine Holmes , Tim Glasby , Coen Hess and Jarrod Wallace . "The transition period for Queensland is right now, it's not next year or the year after". Former Queensland front-rower David Shillington has thrown his full support behind a potential Origin return for Melbourne Storm fullback Billy Slater on the eve of team ... Read More »

A look at all 10 of Rafael Nadal's French Open finals

Rafael Nadal becomes the first man or woman in Open Era to win 10 titles at a Grand Slam event. Nadal is scheduled for a week off before playing in Queen's. I (told) him: 'It's hard for you. Nadal tied Borg for most French Open titles with six, collecting his 10th major trophy overall. "But you need the right circumstances, the right ingredients to win 10 French Open titles". Read More »

Rafael Nadal wins record 10th title

The last was a 31-stroke exchange, the match's longest, capped when Nadal absorbed Ferrer's strong backhand approach and transformed it into a cross-court backhand passing shot. The French Open is one of four Grand Slam tennis tournaments. Wawrinka almost scored an early break on Nadal's second service game. I played against the biggest clay-court player ever. Read More »

Penguins beat Predators to repeat as Stanley Cup champs

With the Predators goal empty, it was left to Carl Hagelin to score the coup de grace with a breakaway, triggering wild celebrations on the Penguins bench. That led to a power-play goal by Justin Schultz and a 1-0 lead just 91 seconds into the game. Officials huddled, but the goal was not allowed. Colton Sissons saw it and poked the rebound in, but the goal was disallowed for the intent to blow the whistle. Read More »

India Vs South Africa: Prayers, worships begin for semis entry

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Even though Quinton de Kock and Hashmi Amla gave a 76 runs opening stand with 53 and 35 runs respectively. Two run-outs of skipper AB de Villiers (16) and David Miller (1) within the space of six deliveries triggered the slide from which they could never recover, with nearly all the Indian bowlers succeeding in choking the runs. Read More »

England concerned by Chris Woakes' side strain

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England all-rounder Chris Woakes cut a frustrated figure after injury saw him ruled out of the remainder of the Champions Trophy . Any Bangladesh hopes that that wicket might derail England were soon forgotten as Eoin Morgan came in and started confidently. Read More »

India stroll into semifinals with rout of South Africa

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The climax to the innings continued the embarrassing narrative of the South Africa display as Imran Tahir [1] was run out despite a Kohli misfield. Now Sri Lanka will hope De Silva, who struck a series-sealing Test century against Australia past year, can follow the lead of opening batsman Gunathilaka, who made an impressive 76 in Sri Lanka's surprisingly comfortable seven-wicket win on Thursday. Read More »

Vijay Mallya booed at The Oval

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However, Mallya took to Twitter to make his intentions clear. " I intend to attend all games to cheer the India team ", Mallya tweeted. The Indian government have been trying for Mallya's extradition. Mallya, whose now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines owes more than Rs. 9,000 crore, including interest to various banks, had fled India on March 2 a year ago. Read More »

National Hockey League rumors: Could the Predators actually bench Pekka Rinne?

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Just like that, for the first time in the playoffs, Rinne was pulled by Preds head coach Peter Laviolette, putting in youngster Juuse Saros for the remaining 16 minutes, 32 seconds. Even worse, the game was tied 1-1 after the first two periods. Evgeni Malkin's 4-1 goal really put the nail in the coffin for the Predators. Jake Guentzel attempts a shot against Predators' goalie Pekka Rinne in the Stanley Cup Finals. Read More »

Ireland's European Union commissioner sees softer Brexit after United Kingdom poll, says newspaper

The DUP leader said discussions in Belfast over the weekend with Tory chief whip Gavin Williamson had made "good progress". She's taking us back to those times. The pound hit an eight-week low against the dollar and its lowest levels in seven months versus the euro. May's office announced earlier that the top Cabinet ministers would keep their jobs, including Treasury chief Philip Hammond , Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd . Read More »