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Cops: Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home

In 1971, the Warriors moved across San Francisco Bay to Oakland , and changed their geographic name to Golden State to symbolize the entire state of California. "If Kevin Love plays the same way he's been playing in the playoffs ... that's another threat to add to LeBron and Kyrie", said Jackson. "The whole underdog thing is amusing to me, because, yeah, at the end of the day we are defending our title". Read More

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LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals

LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals

The Warriors, the team with the best record over three years in National Basketball Association history, will face increased criticism if they fail to come away with more than one championship during that span. "This is great learning for how far we have to go", Stevens said. Never have two teams been so dominant on their respective paths to the Finals . Read More

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Jet lag won't be an excuse as Sam Warburton demands strong start

Wyllie said the Lions , who also play New Zealand's other four Super Rugby teams, will be competitive but face no easy matches against opponents more than happy to soften them up for the three-match test series. Tattooed Maori warriors performed a haka to greet the composite team of elite players from England , Wales , Ireland and Scotland , marking the start of the almost six-week tour. Read More

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Andrus Drives In 5 Runs As Rangers Top Rays 9-5

Andrus Drives In 5 Runs As Rangers Top Rays 9-5

Since he moved up to the No. 2 spot, Stanton is 12 for 29 (.414) with three homers and seven RBIs in seven games, and the Marlins are 5-2 while outscoring opponents 48-22. His single in the first was his 2,943rd career hit, tying him with Frank Robinson for 34th all-time. 2B Brad Miller (abdominal strain) was among those who hit against him, and his catcher was Wilson Ramos (rehabbing from a torn ACL). Read More

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Venus Williams opens play at French Open on Day 4

Venus Williams opens play at French Open on Day 4

The 14-time major victor withdrew from his favourite grand slam past year due to a wrist injury ahead of his third-round match, but looks in great shape in his quest to make history 12 months later. 4's chances in the match. Their match on Tuesday was suspended because of darkness with Tsonga trailing 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (6), 5-4. It was the biggest shock of the men's draw so far, and a disappointment to both Tsonga, 32, and the French public, as he had arrived in Paris on the back of his first ... Read More

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Cowboys' Carroll arrrested on suspicion of DWI

Cowboys' Carroll arrrested on suspicion of DWI

He was booked into the Dallas County jail and posted bail later in the day. Carroll, 30, could be subject to the NFL's personal conduct policy in which a fine. He had one interception and 41 tackles. If the Cowboys are so inclined to release him as a message of what will or won't be tolerated under Jason Garrett's regime, Carroll could be jettisoned following June 1, just a few days away. Read More

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Arsenal beat Chelsea to win record 13th FA Cup

Arsenal beat Chelsea to win record 13th FA Cup

Despite winning a record-breaking seventh FA Cup last weekend, Wenger will face fierce opposition from some fans when the contract is announced while it is also understood some members of Arsenal's board wanted him to leave. Saving their best for last, Alexis Sanchez put Arsenal ahead with a controversial early opener that was allowed to stand despite an apparent handball. Read More

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Vernon Wells posts hilarious tweet in wake of Mike Trout injury news

Vernon Wells posts hilarious tweet in wake of Mike Trout injury news

The home runs will be there at the end of the season, but if Davis is going to hit for a low average and not drive in a ton of runs, it doesn't matter how many home runs he hits, he is not helping fantasy owners. According to Dan Szymborski's ZiPS projections, Lindor and Correa should be leading the league in fWAR by the end of the season. Trout actually remained in Sunday's game for another half-inning after hurting his thumb, and the injury did not initially appear that serious. Read More

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Confident Juventus gear up for ECL finale

Confident Juventus gear up for ECL finale

The Wales global suffered a calf problem in the 3-2 LaLiga defeat against Barcelona on April 23, making his comeback in the Clasico after previously suffering a similar injury against Bayern Munich. "We are convinced we will make it but must be aware that it is a final and we play Real Madrid ". "Real are in their third final in four seasons and are used to this stage of the competition, as are we with our second in the space of three years. Read More

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Diamondbacks 4, Brewers 0

Diamondbacks 4, Brewers 0

He has issued just two walks in 13 innings across his last two starts and continues to build momentum as a fantasy option. May. In 2016, we had just dropped our fourth in a row, losing 10-3 to San Diego, and were just half a game up on the last-place Padres in the division. Read More

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Petra Kvitova to play at French Open

At the time she felt "fortunate to be alive", she said. The injury was so severe doctors had to fix tendons on all five digits of her left hand as well as two nerves during an operation that lasted nearly four hours that same evening. The opening match in the main stadium is Kvitova against 86th-ranked Julie Boserup of the United States. "The chances of Petra's hand healing well enough for her to be able to play tennis again were very low for multiple reasons". Read More

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Escobar, Moustakas lead Royals past Indians 5-2

Cleveland was led by Francisco Lindor , who had a double and a home run. "It was a great comeback win, down four and the guys kept fighting back", Royals manager Ned Yost said. Carlos Santana also totaled three hits and drove in two runs, both on singles. The only real damage was a fifth-inning home run surrendered to right fielder Jorge Bonifacio . Read More

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Scott Dixon Walked Away From A Horrifying Crash At The Indy 500

After colliding with the outside wall as Howard made his turn, his right wheel appeared to get jammed at a 45-degree angle, causing his auto to steer itself towards the middle of the course where it cut off Dixon's vehicle. There was nearly nothing left of Dixon's auto after the wreck and the red flag was waved while the fence was repaired and the wreckage cleared. In terms of winning, he said: "It just wasn't meant to be". Read More

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James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win

James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win

Cleveland came from behind to win Game 4 at home. The Golden State Warriors deserve their spot in the final series , pure and simple, and it's going to be a daunting task for whoever has to face them in the NBA Finals. The Big Three of LeBron James (35 points, eight rebounds and eight assists), Kyrie Irving (24 points and seven assists) and Kevin Love (15 points, 11 rebounds and four steals) ensured there wouldn't be a Game 6 against Boston , while the team as a whole drilled 19 ... Read More

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Irving's 42, LeBron's 34 pushes Cavs past Celtics in Game 4

After boat-racing the Boston Celtics en route to a 130-86 win in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, LeBron James had a weirdly quiet performance in Game 3. What made the loss so stunning for players in the Cavs' locker room, as well as the fans who couldn't believe what they witnessed, was just two nights earlier the Cavs set records for the way they dominated the Celtics in Game 2 . Read More

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Milner warns signings not to disrespect Liverpool by joining for Champions League

About as sure as he can be that he will be playing his football at Liverpool next season, thus ending what was likely to be a summer of links and rumours to the biggest clubs in Spain. Facing Europe's elite teams may actually prove to be more straightforward than combating the spoiling tactics of sides in the lower half of the Premier League who came to Anfield with a game plan to frustrate. Read More

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Manchester United dedicate Europa League win to home city

Manchester United dedicate Europa League win to home city

Manchester United's victory over Ajax in the final of the Europa League means they will be in the Champions League next season and could play Real Madrid, Bayern Munich or Juventus in the group stages . United was the clear victor, the players imposing themselves as much through their physicality as their superior game management. We came here with one option - to win the trophy that the club had never won and we did it so we are happy. Read More

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Desperate Ottawa tries to avoid elimination by Penguins

After the goal, Anderson made his way to the bench to converse with Senators head coach Guy Boucher. The situation looked dire. The second period was a little better - as in, the Penguins only get one more goal against the Sens. The Penguins are 2-0 since Matt Murray has regained his starting role in net and 15-6 in his last 21 postseason starts per the OddsShark NHL Database . Read More

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LeBron, Cavs try to shake 'weird' loss in Game 3 to Celtics

For a superstar who regularly seizes the biggest moments and makes them his own, it was odd to see James basically look like one of Clevelands reserves. "We called him on FaceTime, so he got to celebrate with us a little bit", Bradley said. James said he just had an off-night. It is easy to forget one of last night's heroes, Marcus Smart , was the 6th overall pick in the 2014 draft, and for the Celtics he is essentially a "sixth man". Read More

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LeBron struggles, exchanges words with fan after Game 3 loss

The loss snapped the Cavs' ideal 10-0 start to the postseason, which James said can be a good thing in preparing Cleveland for its ultimate goal of back-to-back championships. "He's the best player in the world". Kyrie (KY'-ree) Irving finished with a game-high 29 points for the Cavaliers , while Kevin Love added 28. But as the second half wore on, it didn't take long for Smart to do what Thomas did most of this season - get buckets. Read More

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Real Madrid captures first La Liga title since 2012

With a 2-0 win away from home against Malaga, Real Madrid secured their 33rd La Liga title, and their first since the 2011-12 season. Ronaldo was happier when talking about his contribution on the field to Madrid's first La Liga title in five years as his early strike at La Rosaleda was his 14th goal in his last nine games. Read More

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Stan Kroenke: Arsenal not for sale after $1.3 billion takeover bid

Stan Kroenke: Arsenal not for sale after $1.3 billion takeover bid

Arsenal have endured an eventful 2016-17 season in which they slipped out of the top four for the first time since the arrival of Arsene Wenger in 1996, missing out on the Champions League as a outcome. Usmanov, 63, is a strong supporter of under-fire Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger. With the future of Arsenal's ownership seemingly settled, the focus will turn exclusively to manager Arsene Wenger. Read More

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Bourdais recovering from pelvis surgery after barrier crash

Bourdais recovering from pelvis surgery after barrier crash

Fortunately, numerous Pirelli World Challenge races share the same track and race weekends as IndyCar, meaning in theory that James Davison could sub for the injured driver in Detroit and additional races. I think I can go faster tomorrow. "I love being in the shoot-out". Also with times from first-day qualifying erased, drivers will each make a four-lap attempt in the reverse order of where they finished today to decide the pole victor. Read More

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