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Durant is, too. What's it say about what he adds if his Warriors lose? Thus began a 12-year odyssey that now has him as assistant head coach of Golden State as the Warriors face the Cavs in the NBA Finals for a third straight year. "When he's going, he makes their team a lot better, so it is my job to try to take him out of the game". And even though Cleveland has rolled through the playoffs, going 12-1, they've allowed opponents over 100 points in all but three of those games.
  • Cavs Enter The 2017 NBA Finals As Underdogs

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    This strangely runs counter to the six instances prior to 1970 in which teams met in an NBA Finals rematch. For the third straight year, fans of both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors will be able to root for their respective teams in the 2017 NBA Finals , which kicks off on Thursday night.
  • Zinedine Zidane revels in Real Madrid's La Liga triumph

    Zinedine Zidane revels in Real Madrid's La Liga triumph

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    Zinedine Zidane's Champions League finalists went into the final day of the season needing a point at La Rosaleda to oust bitter rivals Barcelona as champions. The results put Madrid on course for a double this season as they are set to face Juventus in the final of the UEFA Champions League with Ronaldo now in the best form of his career and on the way to yet another Baloon d'Or.
  • Police release dashcam video from DUI arrest for Tiger Woods

    Police release dashcam video from DUI arrest for Tiger Woods

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    As an officer moves a light in front of his face during the test, he fails to follow it with his eyes. On the video, the officer is heard telling Woods to tie his left shoe. While he had no alcohol in his system, Woods said he was on several prescription drugs including Vicodin. His speech is slurred from his first words.
  • Police video shows unsteady, slurring Woods

    Police video shows unsteady, slurring Woods

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    His police report , obtained and published by several media outlets, said Woods was "co-operative" and "confused" when found by police, with "extremely slow and slurred speech". Katie Phang, a former Florida prosecutor, said the statement in which Woods took full responsibility could come back to haunt him if he fights the charge.
  • Pens, Preds could have same lineups for Game 2 of Cup Final

    Pens, Preds could have same lineups for Game 2 of Cup Final

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    Nashville Predators' Craig Smith (15) jokes with teammate Brad Hunt as he pushes him into the corner during NHL hockey practice before Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG. They came out quickly out in Game 2 , firing five shots in the first six minutes with quality offensive zone pressure. Preds defenseman P.K. Subban did his part by holding down Pens star Sidney Crosby .
  • Stats show how exceptional Per Mertesacker was vs Chelsea

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    Arsenal won the FA Cup for a record 13th time in a thrilling final by beating 10-man Chelsea , who were denied a league and cup double. Asked if delivering the FA Cup would be a flawless way to say goodbye having been at the club for almost 21 years, Wenger replied: "There is no ideal way".
  • Horschel outlasts Day in playoff to win Nelson event

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    Having overshot the hole, the Australian pulled his four-foot return putt left while world No.76 Horschel had a tap-in for par and claimed his fourth U.S. It's his first PGA TOUR victory since 2014. Defending champion Bernhard Langer and Scott McCarron are two shots back. Andrew Landry (Arkansas Razorbacks) shot a 66 and is tied for fifth at 15 under.
  • Blues romp to opening Origin win

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    Even against a Queensland side without more than 100 Origin games' worth of experience. The last contest, be it a decider or dead rubber, will be another three weeks after that, on July 12 . "We just didn't have enough energy around the middle early". Yet another Fifita bust set up Pearce's try on halftime in a body blow to Queensland.
  • Target Jarryd Hayne all you like, Daley tells Queensland

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    The first hour of the State Of Origin series opener was all about the Blues' unbelievable combination of size and strength. What followed was a 52-6 flogging in game three at Suncorp Stadium. Its big men have got to do a real job. If there was one area, apart from the scoreboard, where NSW truly dominated it was from the bench. In the early exchanges of the second half, NSW transformed a dominant start into a unassailable lead when Fifita and Tedesco crossed.
  • Sportswriter 'no longer an employee' after 'disrespectful' Indy 500 tweet

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    NEW YORK (AP) - There is no rest for Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato , and that's OK. At the end of a long, bloody battle that sliced numerous favorites from the race and saw a whopping 35 lead changes, veteran IndyCar driver Takuma Sato grabbed the honor of dousing himself in milk at the 2017 Indianapolis 500, battling off rival Helio Castroneves in the final minutes of the race to grab a victory few saw coming at the start of the day.
  • Beyond The Mic: Warriors Dominance Will Make For Disappointing NBA Finals

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    However, today ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne has reported that Kerr is "looking better" than he did when he left the team mid-way through their first round series against the Portland Trail Blazers. "I have great memories of and bad memories of a year ago, but they're both lessons that you can learn going into the series, knowing what it takes to win, how important every possession is, focusing on the details".