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Golden State coach Steve Kerr shook off a long-term back ailment to return to the bench and help his Warriors win a record 14th straight post-season contest with a 132-113 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday.
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    Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton is of the opinion that Ferrari wanted Sebastian Vettel to win Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix. He had been called in first for his pitstop and released into traffic, losing precious time while Vettel stayed out for five laps more and banged in a series of quick laps before pitting and then coming out ahead.
  • NBA's Golden State in rare territory

    NBA's Golden State in rare territory

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    Elite ball-handlers are always going to get the benefit of the doubt from referees who are more concerned with the defender and focussed on his hands rather than what the ball-handler is doing. Smith have been almost invisible and the bench has offered little help. Klay Thompson added 22 points for the Warriors . Naturally, in a critical game, James played like the NBA's best player, finishing with a triple-double.
  • Golden State routs Cleveland again, leads 2-0 in NBA Finals

    Golden State routs Cleveland again, leads 2-0 in NBA Finals

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    LeBron will not defeat Golden State by himself, he needs his teammates, and it has to start with Game 3. Once again, the Cavaliers got solid performances by their Big Three. Stephen Curry also had a triple-double with 32 points, 11 assists , and 10 rebounds . The Warriors made 18 threes as a team on the night. "He's been around, the last couple weeks especially, giving us input and giving us what he's got", Curry said of Kerr.
  • Predators freeze out Penguins to level Stanley Cup

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    This is their chance to tie the series before heading back to Pittsburgh for Game 5 on Thursday night. The Penguins won Games 1 and 2 while the Predators won Games 3 and 4. He and the Predators improved to 9-1 at home in the postseason. He's now stopped 50 of the last 52 shots Pittsburgh's sent his way compared to just 28 of 36 during the first two games of the series.
  • Ukrainian tennis player Svitolina reaches Roland Garros quarterfinal

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    Handed a lifeline, a rejuvenated Svitolina began to strike her forehand with renewed accuracy and ferocity - and raced through 12 of the last 14 points against a flagging opponent who had spent nine hours and one minute on court (including her three qualifying matches) before today's match to the No.5 seed's own four hours and 34 minutes.
  • Samoa Joe Attacks Paul Heyman on Raw, Calls Out Brock Lesnar

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    Samoa Joe sent a clear signal of intent to Brock Lesnar when he tormented his manager Heyman with a coquina-clutch. For the first two months of their ruthless rivalry, it was pretty apparent The Hardy Boyz had Sheamus and Cesaro's number, beating them on every occasion in singles and tag team competition.
  • Murray wins Olympic final repeat in third round of French Open

    Murray wins Olympic final repeat in third round of French Open

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    He said: "Terrible tragedy in London, also in Manchester". "I practised with him before he got on to the tour when he was ranked about No 350 and he was really good", Murray said. If you play a guy you don't really know, it's hard to get the right gameplan, so it also helps that I know Juan Martin's game very well. Third round: No.
  • Warriors'firepower too much for Cavs

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    Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Any sentimental boost in any seven-game championship series is obviously of massive value, but in Kerr's case the game-time decision was especially meaningful given concerns he might never be able to coach again.
  • Unbeaten Golden State Warriors living up to "Superteam" label

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    That's demoralizing, especially for a team like the Cavaliers that enjoyed utter dominance themselves through the Eastern Conference playoffs. The Warriors and Cavs are headed to Cleveland this afternoon with the Dubs only two wins away from another National Basketball Association championship.
  • Draymond Green Snaps Back At Reporter's Question After NBA Finals Game 2

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    But after the first two games - a pair of dominant Golden State victories, powered by overwhelming performances by Curry and Durant - they've quickly been put to rest. It's also what made Curry's crazed celebration after the basket so telling. "We understand how risky they are", he said. "It was a momentum swing".
  • Jake Guentzel's two goals lead Penguins to Game 2 victory over Predators

    Jake Guentzel's two goals lead Penguins to Game 2 victory over Predators

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    However, Rinne has looked vulnerable through the first two games of this series . "But you have to put those things behind you and focus on what you can control". What has made Rinne's performance so deflating is that Nashville had been driving possession for most of Game 2 and might have actually been the better team.