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However, with blustery winds making scoring hard on Saturday, the 2008 champion surged up the leaderboard with a third round of 67 to lie two shots off the clubhouse lead held by Korea's Si Woo Kim. But the four-time major victor then bogeyed the fifth and although he did birdie the ninth for the third day running, he was unable to pick up further shots on the par-five 11th or short 12th, where his long-iron tee-shot bounded through the green.
  • LeBron defers on Warriors thoughts: 'It's too stressful'

    LeBron defers on Warriors thoughts: 'It's too stressful'

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    LeBron James is walking history, and he added more chapters to his incredible career Thursday night, leading a final vanquishing of the Boston Celtics as the Cleveland Cavaliers won the Eastern Conference finals with a 135-102 Game 5 victory.
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    It's a moment too big to be ignored, too legitimate to be dismissed. They're a solid team, but grit only gets you so far when overall talent takes over. And why would anyone want it any other way? He had taken his post-season career points total to 5,995 by the time he took a seat for the entire fourth quarter - along with the rest of Cleveland's starters.
  • French Open 2017: Angelique Kerber loses to Ekaterina Makarova in first round

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    Temperatures are set to reach 33 degrees Celsius in Paris on Sunday and no rain is forecast on day one of a tournament disrupted by poor weather in recent years. Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic adjusts her hair during a press conference at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, May 26, 2017 in Paris . Feels a little odd calling Stosur a dark horse but you never really know with the 23rd-seeded Aussie.
  • Cavs blow out Celts to reach finals

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    The pain of losing is fresh, but all part of the climb. Sure LeBron. Whatever you say, man. They dared to do it is because when your season is characterized as championship or bust all you care about is how you play and feel in May and June.
  • We played for the people who died, says Pogba

    We played for the people who died, says Pogba

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    And we didn't", Mourinho told reporters at the Friends Arena . " Football can do brilliant things so don't go off on holiday, get back to Manchester, get the trophy out and share the success with the city". "It was a great final and my first European final with United, hopefully the first of many". "We focused on the football match, which I think we played really well and the boys deserve this moment".
  • John Terry takes centre stage at Chelsea championship party

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    The line-up included Michy Batshuayi, who scored the title-winning goal against the Baggies and veteran Chelsea captain John Kerry, playing his final season at Stamford Bridge. Terry was named to start in the league for the first time since September 11 against Swansea and began a first game since the February 18 FA Cup win at Wolves.
  • Isaiah Thomas willing to pass on payday this year to better Celtics

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    His team should provide a safe haven of confidence, too, with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love healthy and playing like the stars Cleveland dreamed of when they pieced this team together with James' return from Miami. The entire series was played at the Polo Grounds, home to both teams that season. "It means we got a little more rest, we played a few less games, but it's not like you get some trophy or something for being undefeated throughout the first three rounds of the playoffs".
  • Jim Bunning, Hall of Fame pitcher and ex-US senator, dies

    Jim Bunning, Hall of Fame pitcher and ex-US senator, dies

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    Staunchly conservative, Bunning served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1987 until until 1999 when he became a U.S. Senator. A strong right-hander with more than 100 wins and a no-hitter in each of the two major leagues, Bunning enjoyed national fame as an athlete before capturing Kentucky's 4th congressional district in 1986.
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    Celtics star Isaiah Thomas says it's too early to tell if he needs surgery on his right hip. Despite his claim that the Celtics "definitely need more" talent, Thomas celebrated the strides made by the Celtics this season, including earning the No.
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    Guardiola said: "It was a ideal night, especially for Pablo. Now we are going to travel to Watford .to win the game and finish third". The forward duo started together for only the second time and Aguero's link-up play illuminated the opening period, most notably when a deft backheel played in De Bruyne to set up Jesus' opener.
  • NHL Predators mince Ducks to take series lead

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    ABOUT THE DUCKS: Anaheim coach Randy Carlyle made a calculated gamble in Game 2 when, with his team trailing by two goals, he shuffled his lines and replaced Corey Perry with rookie Ondrej Kase on the No. “Hes a terrific player, and I think hes just worked on fitting inside of the concept of how we want to play as a team.”. As JC pointed out in our Q&A this morning, Gibson has played very well with the lead in the playoffs-he's first in the league in save percentage when his team has ...