• Golden State Buries Cleveland In Game 1 Of NBA Finals, 113-91

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    They were slow on the defensive glass, allowing the Warriors 11 offensive rebounds in the first 24 minutes. That was the hope of league officials, and perhaps, the fantasy. Golden State's 13 straight playoff wins ties the National Basketball Association mark set by the Lakers over the 1988 and 1989 postseasons and the Cavaliers over the last two seasons.
  • Durant, Warriors smash Cavaliers in NBA Finals opener

    Durant, Warriors smash Cavaliers in NBA Finals opener

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    Although there are numerous same storylines still in place from the last two Finals, the 2017 version of Cavaliers-Warriors has a few twists that will make this series different from the past two seasons. You know they're not going to give up at all", he said on court. Remember, in the run to their first and only championship, every team they faced missed one or several players that made those series easier for Golden State to overcome.
  • Here's a do-and-don't list to mascots, from a former mascot

    Here's a do-and-don't list to mascots, from a former mascot

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    As usual when it comes to personnel decisions, the Mets are totally screwing this one up, because Mr. Met did nothing wrong. On top of that, who wants to sit and hold interviews for another Mr. NY actually benefited from the call when Sogard hit into an inning-ending double play. The mascot, known for its over-sized head, lifted its "middle" finger to a fan.
  • Curry and Durant run hot in game one of NBA Finals

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    James had eight turnovers in a team-high 28-point display against the Warriors, while Kyrie Irving posted 24 points. LeBron James added to his already legendary NBA Playoffs resume early in Game 1 by passing Lakers great Magic Johnson for eighth place on the career NBA Finals rebounding list.
  • Classy Zverev overcomes Isner to reach first Masters final

    Classy Zverev overcomes Isner to reach first Masters final

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    Zverev broke again in the third game of the second set and clinched the match with another break in the ninth game. "I don't know what to say", Zverev said during the trophy presentation. "I spoke to Andre the last couple weeks on the phone, and we chose to get together in Paris", Djokovic said after his defeat to Zverev. "We don t have any long-term commitment.
  • Juventus Release Epic Hype Video Ahead Of Champions League Final

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    According to today's edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport (via ilmionapoli ), Real Madrid will scout the Juventus star for one last time this season before possibly making an offer for the bianconeri ace. My justification is that I think Real Madrid can be vulnerable defensively and Juve don't strike me as a team who would panic by going 1-0 down, so I'd still fancy them if Zidane's men scored first.
  • Will Klay Thompson's struggles carry over to the NBA Finals?

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    It took the Warriors five games in 2016 to beat the Rockets and advance to the Western Conference Semifinals . They both like the "fire power" that Golden state has with the addition of Kevin Durant to a team that didn't lack scoring fire power a year ago.
  • No pressure for Champions Trophy clash against India: Sarfraz Ahmed

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    New Zealand will have to hit the ground running if they're to advance beyond pool play, when they begin their Champions Trophy one day tournament against Australia in Birmingham tonight. Besides Pakistan , India have Sri Lanka and South Africa in their Group B . England , Australia and South Africa . Laxman praised the Indian batsmen for showing the temperament and skills in English conditions.