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He's hit 14 of 25 from the field, 4 of 6 from 3-point range. Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry sustained a sprained left ankle, was still in pain on Thursday and is questionable for Game 3 on Friday. DeRozan failed to get any rhythm going, and has once again abandoned his strengths as he tries to negotiate the Cavaliers trapping defence. There was the fact the Cavaliers crushed the Raptors the first two games.
  • Warriors' Steve Kerr underwent spinal cord leak procedure

    Warriors' Steve Kerr underwent spinal cord leak procedure

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    Kerr is out indefinitely as he deals with complications from a back surgery that took place two years ago, and the Warriors coach had a procedure to drain his spine in the hope of alleviating the pain that has sidelined him since Game 3 of the Warriors' first-round National Basketball Association playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers, according to ESPN.
  • Dana White: We Lost Our Date For Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

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    All signs were pointing to Floyd Mayweather returning to the boxing ring to face UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor on September 16. As for Mayweather-McGregor, it remains to see how this plays into any negotiations. "That's going to be a real fight". This was conveyed at the weekend with the news that Gennady Golovkin vs Canelo Alvarez middleweight title fight will take place on September 16th at a venue to be confirmed - most likely in Las Vegas.
  • Predators advance to Western Conference final

    Predators advance to Western Conference final

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    What a shot it was. It's been a little over a year since the Nashville Predators sent blue-chip defenseman Seth Jones to the Columbus Blue Jackets for disgruntled forward Ryan Johansen, and the trade has just paid its largest dividend to date.
  • Kipchoge narrowly misses two-hour Monza marathon attempt

    Kipchoge narrowly misses two-hour Monza marathon attempt

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    Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will lead the attempt on Saturday at the Formula One track in Monza, along with two-time Boston Marathon victor Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and Eritrean half-marathon world-record holder Zersenay Tadese . "That message is really special to me". The attempt was held on the 63rd anniversary of Roger Bannister breaking the four-minute mile in 1954. "You know, running is actually thinking", the 32-year-old Kenyan said.
  • Things get Messi for Iranian lookalike

    Things get Messi for Iranian lookalike

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    Reza Parastesh is an Iranian man who looks nearly exactly like Messi, especially considering he's adopted the hairstyle and beard of the Barcelona star. The furore started a few months ago when the Messi lookalike's dad made him pose in a number 10 Barcelona shirt. "When I show up somewhere, people are really shocked", he said.
  • Root leads England to easy win over Ireland

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    In that match, the decisive fixture of the series that is credited for transforming England's reputation in 50-over cricket, Bairstow transformed a scoreline of 45 for 5 in a rain-reduced run-chase with a blistering 83 not out from 60 balls, to seal the contest by three wickets and with an over to spare.
  • Sunderland dent Hull's survival hopes with 2-0 win

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    Moyes will speak to those affected next season but said he is up for the rebuild, and despite the changes on the way feels Sunderland have a core of players who can flourish in the Championship. "I met with Martin (Bain) and Ellis (Short) this week and we had initial discussions about how we move forward". "We plan to meet again in the next couple of weeks".
  • Max Unger: Saints C Unger (foot) may open year on PUP

    Max Unger: Saints C Unger (foot) may open year on PUP

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    A two-time Pro Bowler, Unger is heading into his third season in New Orleans. The exact nature of the injury is unknown. The one game he missed was in Week 14 of 2016 at Tampa Bay, and that too was because of a foot injury. The 30-year-old, two-time Pro Bowler was a flawless fit for Drew Brees' cerebral command of the offense. New Orleans is coming off its third straight season in which it went 7-9 and failed to qualify for the playoffs.
  • Oilers dominate Ducks to force Game 7

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    Corey Perry's season-long scoring struggles melted away Friday in the wake of a goal that put the Ducks in the driver's seat of their second-round playoff series against he Edmonton Oilers . The Ducks pressed for an equalizer, and Rakell finally got it when he slipped a puck under a crowd that included center Ryan Kesler right next to Talbot.
  • Texas stokes immigration debate with 'sanctuary cities' ban

    Texas stokes immigration debate with 'sanctuary cities' ban

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    The bill, which Abbott could be seen signing on Facebook Live Sunday evening, establishes criminal and civil penalties for local government entities and law enforcement that don't comply with immigration laws and detention requests, the governor's office said.