• Warriors and Cavs fans ready for Game 3 of NBA Finals

    Warriors and Cavs fans ready for Game 3 of NBA Finals

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    When the inevitable occurs and the Warriors are rolling slowly on double-decker buses through confetti-strewn streets, Kevin Durant will be riding no coattails. Kyrie Irving has scored but done little else. Durant's frontcourt teammate Draymond Green weighed in on the discussion Tuesday, saying the answer is a matter of personal preference.
  • Bob Stoops Retiring As Sooners' Coach

    Bob Stoops Retiring As Sooners' Coach

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    Lincoln Riley , Oklahoma's offensive coordinator, will replace Stoops as head coach, according to those reports. After taking over the program in 1999, Stoops went 190-48 at Oklahoma, winning the national title in 2000 in addition to 10 Big 12 championships (nine outright).
  • Proteas dissect fragile Sri Lanka

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    South Africa scored just 44 runs in 12 overs when Quinton de Kock was caught behind off Nuwan Pradeep , and the medium-pacer nearly had his second wicket shortly after as du Plessis, on 8, skied a hook shot into the leg side. But the Protea bowlers came back strongly as they scalped wickets in quick succession after the first breakthrough. Sri Lanka got off to a good start reaching 87 for one at the end of the tenth over, but the introduction of Tahir in the 18th over turned the game ...
  • Play starts in women's quarterfinals in Paris

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    Busta, a first-time Grand Slam quarter-finalist, complained of pain in his lower abdomen and requested assistance from the physician during the first set. Against Thiem, Djokovic was out of sorts in so many ways. His backhand was particularly problematic. Heading into their fourth meeting of this clay season, neither Nadal nor Thiem has lost a set in the tournament.
  • Woman on trial for 'encouraging' boyfriend to kill himself

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    Roy: I don't get it either. From one text: "The time is right, and you're ready". Carter waived her right to a jury trial on Monday, and Judge Lawrence Moniz will decide whether Carter is guilty of involuntary manslaughter for urging Roy through texts and phone calls to end his life.
  • '16 champ Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters

    '16 champ Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters

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    Djokovic , in stark contrast began to fade away and once he was broken in the very first game of the second set, Thiem began to build confidence. "This is a quieter fashion tournament because we don't have four of the biggest runway-model tennis stars here", Rothenberg, who is also a tennis contributor to The New York Times , told CNN at Roland Garros .
  • Penguins hope a Game 7 win is in the stars: Arthur

    Penguins hope a Game 7 win is in the stars: Arthur

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    After Evgeni Malkin opened the scoring early in the second period thanks to a relentless individual effort that cashed in a Pittsburgh flurry, Bobby Ryan snapped Ottawa's 0-for-29 dry spell on the power play with a 5-on-3 goal at 13:15 of the second period to bring the Senators level.
  • Ball cherishes rare feat against New Zealand

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    The highlight of the innings was the wind-assisted scoop off Trent Boult which nearly took out a cameraman on the gantry at the River Taff end but, until that shot, it had been a restrained display of around a run a ball. Stokes proved a key threat with a knock that included four fours and two sixes before he looped an uppercut nearly straight to Milne at third man off Boult.
  • Cincinnati Reds Player Scooter Gennett Makes Home Run History

    Cincinnati Reds Player Scooter Gennett Makes Home Run History

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    He was drafted by the Brewers in 2009 and began his Major League Baseball career with four seasons for that organization, but Milwaukee waived Gennett this spring to make room for Jonathan Villar at second base. The 5-foot-10, 185-pound infielder was claimed off waivers from Milwaukee during spring training for a utility role. The left fielder began the game with three homers on the season.
  • 19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko upsets No. 11-seed Caroline Wozniacki

    19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko upsets No. 11-seed Caroline Wozniacki

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    Some deep returns from the Swiss then gave her the flawless start to the second set, jumping out to a 0-30 lead on Mladenovic's serve in the opening game. Both matches lasted just under two hours in duration, but took the best part of six hours to complete after two rain delays - one that lasted for over three hours.
  • Curry's triple-double leads Warriors to Game 2 rout

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    Last year Pachulia, exhausted of never having even reached a conference final, turned down richer contracts in favor of joining a talent-rich Golden State team he knew would give him his best shot at winning a maiden National Basketball Association title in his 14th season.