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They are again the favorites this time and clearly have the best player in the series on their side in LeBron James . I'm a totally different player. "We're not focused on the outside noise and what they think we're going to do", said Thomas. "We don't care about what others say". He averaged 23.1 points and 10.7 assists, both career-bests.
  • Hull City relegated from the Premier League

    Hull City relegated from the Premier League

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    RELEGATED Hull's manager Marco Silva says he will "analyse" what went wrong as his side look to bounce back up at the first attempt. Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic has been blasted for the "disgusting" tackle which kept Crystal Palace defender James Tomkins out of action for around three weeks.
  • Isaiah Thomas, Kelly Olynyk lead Celtics past Wizards in Game 7

    Isaiah Thomas, Kelly Olynyk lead Celtics past Wizards in Game 7

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    Olynyk's heroics helped the Boston bench outscore the Washington reserves 48-5. Washington guard John Wall had 18 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds, but he shot just 8 of 23 from the floor, 1 of 8 from 3-point range. Yet Boston rallied brilliantly to outscore Washington by 21-9 over the rest of the quarter to build a lead they would never relinquish. "He was the difference today - a huge difference".
  • McIlroy reveals back injury

    McIlroy reveals back injury

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    The resulting 71 left McIlroy on one under par overall, with world number one Dustin Johnson two over after a 74 which included five dropped shots in the last six holes. Singh would surpass the 52-year-old Sam Snead as the oldest victor in PGA Tour history with his first victory since 2008. "It's in the same area as what the injury was at the start of the year, I said over there, if that injury was an eight or a nine in terms of pain and soreness and stiffness, this is around a four or ...
  • Ducks even Western Conference series with 5-3 win over Predators

    Ducks even Western Conference series with 5-3 win over Predators

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    It's no secret - Carrie Underwood is a huge Nashville Predators fan. Pittsburgh has had a distinct problem moving the puck out of their own zone in their last three games going back to the second round series against Washington, and it coincides with the injury to Penguins defenseman Trevor Daley, which leaves them without arguably their top two puck moving blue liners in addition to the already sidelined Kris Letang.
  • Gregg Popovich knocks Spurs for 'lack of edge, intensity' in Game 2

    Gregg Popovich knocks Spurs for 'lack of edge, intensity' in Game 2

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    Leonard starting Game 3 on Saturday after a solid three days of rest would be a relief for San Antonio, but it's no guarantee that the shellacking they were laying on the Warriors in Game 1 will return. But it's also not completely unfair to expect a tiny bit more from the player who was supposed to serve as somewhat of a bridge from Tim Duncan to the next era of Spurs basketball.
  • Mohammed Shami recalled for India Champions Trophy campaign

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    Rohit Sharma: Returning from a thigh injury, in-form Rohit Sharma was expected to make a comeback to replace KL Rahul who is out with shoulder injury. Chaired by MSK Prasad, the committee has entrusted to Mahi's vast experience in the game. Some of the other names that were discussed were Delhi's explosive young keeper-batsmen Rishab Pant, stumper Dinesh Karthik, Mumbai seamer Shardul Thakur and veteran Suresh Raina.
  • Post-Lottery 2017 NBA Mock Draft

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    With the fourth overall pick, the Suns match last year when they selected forward Dragan Bender with the No. 4 pick for their best draft position in the past 30 years. 1 pick in the draft, the answer is obviously yes [this shows the value of patience], and sitting in the Eastern Conference finals, the answer is obviously yes".
  • Upstaged: Predators anthem singer replaced by A-list artists

    Upstaged: Predators anthem singer replaced by A-list artists

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    When the team's organ player broke into Underwood and Keith Urban's single "The Fighter", the country superstar couldn't help but sing along. Prior to stepping up to the microphone, Keith shared a short video on Twitter , in which he expressed his excitement over being at the game and explained how he's never sang at a sporting event before.
  • IPL-10: Mumbai wary of Pune's prowess ahead of first qualifier

    IPL-10: Mumbai wary of Pune's prowess ahead of first qualifier

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    He's in good touch and could pose a problem to the Mumbai bowlers, who can't afford to stray in length. Mumbai on the other end will get another opportunity to make to the final provided they manage to win the Qualifier 2 game in Bangalore on Friday which will have either Kolkata Knight Riders or Sunrisers Hyderabad as the opponent.
  • Manchester City on brink of Champions League spot after beating West Brom

    Manchester City on brink of Champions League spot after beating West Brom

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    Jesus forced Foster to save three times as City chased another goal but it was West Brom who had the final word when Robson-Kanu turned in from Allan Nyom's cross. The Swansea game will be tough but we are desperate to finish on a win'. "I would not say it's done, fourth, but Arsenal have to win five or 6-0 to qualify fourth, but we are there".