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Altuve's two-run single in the fifth broke a 2-all tie and sent Houston to its eighth win in nine games. The Astros combined eight hits, two walks, a hitter batter and a balk in the eighth to rally from an 8-2 deficit. Sale (5-2, 2.34 ERA ) is 4-0 with a 3.57 ERA in five May starts. He won the award in 2012 with the Tampa Bay Rays. Brandon Crawford drove in three via a fielder's choice and a two-run single.
  • Brown, Kerr Ailing As NBA Finals Approach

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    Golden State Warriors interim coach Mike Brown is reportedly recovering from an illness he suffered earlier Monday. The three-time champion said playing Golden State is "going to be very challenging not only on me mentally, but on our ballclub and on our franchise".
  • Sportswriter Tweets Japanese Indy 500 Winner Makes Him 'Uncomfortable'

    Sportswriter Tweets Japanese Indy 500 Winner Makes Him 'Uncomfortable'

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    Sports writer Terry Frei of the Denver Post may have thought he was boosting for the United States of America when he wrote a Tweet saying he was "uncomfortable" that a Japanese driver won the Indianapolis 500 on Memorial Day weekend, but he soon found that few if anyone agreed with him when Twitter lashed back.
  • Wenger agrees two-year contract extension at Arsenal

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    Wenger, who has won three Premier League titles and a record seven FA Cups with the Gunners, will attend an Arsenal board meeting on Tuesday when the contract should be rubber-stamped. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, meanwhile, described Wenger as " one of the best managers in history ". Wenger had previously knocked back the notion of having a "Director of Football" come in to help him with transfers and other organizational aspects and it is believed that will not happen at Arsenal ...
  • 200 dead in mudslides

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    Aid workers said the focus was slowly shifting from search and rescue to relief and recovery - where people were returning to their homes from the temporary camps and would need help to rebuild their homes and livelihoods. Aid agencies are bracing for more possible rains as well as an uptick in dengue , cholera and other water-borne diseases. "We're particularly anxious we could start seeing a further increase in the number of dengue cases because of the stagnant water that the floods ...
  • Lue: Celtics tougher to defend than Warriors

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    Then, with four-time league MVP LeBron James saddled with four fouls, they fell behind by 16 points in the second quarter of Game 4 before Kyrie Irving came to the rescue and sparked a 112-99 triumph at Quicken Loans Arena. "It's cute." ... The Cavaliers' 43 points in the first quarter made them the first playoff team since the 1990 Celtics with three 40-point quarters against the same team.
  • British and Irish Lions touch down for their 13th tour of NZ

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    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. Hansen insisted "when we tour we have total control over when we leave the country" in an early mind-games dig at the Lions - but the tourists were disinterested in engaging in any phoney war as they acclimatised to their new surroundings.
  • Collision & Damage for Ben Ainslie in America's Cup Qualifiers

    Collision & Damage for Ben Ainslie in America's Cup Qualifiers

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    Artemis Racing wont have to wait long for a rematch, as both teams are paired to race tomorrow for the start of the second Round Robin of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Qualifiers . With the weekend crowded due to Friday's schedule being blown out by too much wind, Oracle was the only team to sail three races Sunday. In their final race of the day, Spithill's crew scored a convincing win over SoftBank Team Japan , who had earlier lost to Emirates Team New Zealand .
  • Nashville Predators' Dead Catfish Thrower Charged with Crime

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    Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. It was one of the strangest Stanley Cup Final openers in memory, and while the Pittsburgh Penguins came away with a 5-3 victory, their performance against the Nashville Predators was anything but stellar.
  • LeBron James passes Michael Jordan as NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader

    LeBron James passes Michael Jordan as NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader

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    After the game , James told reporters that he was honored to pass Jordan , who was his childhood idol. Twitter congratulation posts poured in - including one from Magic Johnson. After the Cavs clinched the Eastern Conference title with a 135-102 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday, ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported that James said thinking about the Warriors is not something he's ready to do just yet, and that doing so would stress him out.
  • Cloud Computing Returns to N.Y., Familiar Faces Expected for Belmont

    Cloud Computing Returns to N.Y., Familiar Faces Expected for Belmont

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    Cloud Computing won by a head and paid $28.80. The horses who competed at the Derby had just a two-week layoff. Cloud Computing was competing in his first race since the Wood Memorial six weeks ago. "Some of the reason that we won today was because we were patient and didn't throw an inexperienced horse against a 20-horse field in the Derby on a very hard track", winning co-owner Seth Klarman said.