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It's a rematch of the last two NBA Finals for the first time in league history, with the Cleveland Cavaliers taking on the Golden State Warriors . Kevin Love doesn't see his team as the underdogs in this series, per APNews.com . For the Cavaliers and Oklahoma City Thunder , Golden State's Western Conference final opponent, that meant LeBron James and Durant, respectively, matching up with Green.
  • Prosecutors to drop charges in Stanley Cup dead catfish toss

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    You're able to touch the puck a little bit more. I think it just came down to big plays at big times . With his team already facing a penalty, Neal crosschecked the Penguins' Trevor Daley , setting up a rare 2-minute 5-on-3 power play for two penalties on the same play.
  • United States successfully tests ICBM defense system

    United States successfully tests ICBM defense system

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    A 165cm "kill vehicle" released from a larger ground-based interceptor missile obliterated the mock ICBM. Experts compared the test to hitting a bullet with another bullet, with the complexity magnified by the enormous distances involved.
  • Kvitova makes emotional winning comeback at French Open

    Kvitova makes emotional winning comeback at French Open

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    Angelique Kerber became the first top seed to lose in the opening round at Roland Garros as tearful Petra Kvitova swept to victory in her first match since surviving a knife attack which nearly ended her career. Kerber lost convincingly to Ekaterina Makarova , 6-2, 6-2 and is now out of the French Open . - World number one Angelique Kerber after her first round loss.
  • Durant not feeling pressure of NBA Finals expectations

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    Maybe, just maybe, the Warriors are slightly ahead due mainly to the addition of Kevin Durant , the former Thunder with a thunderous amount of baskets in nearly every game that he's fielded in. COACHES: Steve Kerr or Mike Brown vs. Tyronn Lue. And if he feels confident going into a series against an overpowering Warriors team filled with four All-Stars, then the rest of Cleveland should, too.
  • Barcelona Set to Target Chelsea Defender as Alternative to Arsenal's Bellerin

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    There are many reasons why we chose him. Valverde explained last week that, after four years in charge of Athletic, he had decided it was time for a change. The 53-year-old has had success in nearly every job he has had, reaching the Uefa Cup final in 2007 with Barca's city rivals Espanyol and winning three Greek league titles with Olympiakos Piraeus.
  • Zidane in full control at Madrid

    Zidane in full control at Madrid

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    They have played some excellent football this season and it looks like their hard past is behind them. Even without Bale, Madrid won La Liga for the first time in five years last weekend with Isco's form in the final weeks of the season instrumental to their success.
  • Andy Murray Raises His Game To Topple Andrey Kuznetsov

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    It seemed like it could be a very hard afternoon for the world number one when Russian Kuznetsov , ranked 73, won the second set. Murray dropped just two games in his final two sets and won 54 percent of his return points for the match. "I don't think the reason why I haven't been playing well is because [Lendl] hasn't been around a lot". For the most part, his 73rd-ranked opponent obliged, as the rich run of form that last week took Kuznetsov to the semi-final of the Geneva Open ...
  • Warriors coach Steve Kerr unsure about coaching in Finals

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    The Cavaliers lead the series 2-1, with Game 4 set for Tuesday (8:30 p.m. ET, TNT). The Argentine has not said yet if Monday's loss of 128-115 to the Golden State Warrior was the last game he would play on an National Basketball Association stage, but it felt as if it could be.
  • Nothing goes right for Tsonga in French Open loss

    Nothing goes right for Tsonga in French Open loss

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    There are victories. There are disappointments. "What I'm interested in is the future, and I hope I'll play better in the next tournaments". If it's not today, it will be another day. With the field as weak as it now is, it's tempting to get overeager about Zverev's talents-he was among my candidates with any chance of upsetting Nadal-but revisit the surreal fact that the 20-year-old has yet to defeat a top 50 player in a best of five match.
  • Jason Roy reassured of England place despite poor form

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    On the bright side, skipper Virat Kohli , who had been out of sorts since Australia's tour of India , seems to have got his magical touch, back. With the talent on show at this edition in the United Kingdom, a cracking contest is on the cards.