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Conn, File). The Sooners have won the last two conference championships. Stoops has chose to retire as Oklah. It also helps that Stoops accomplished pretty much all a college football coach can during his 18 years at Oklahoma. "That wasn't going to work. He was at peace, I could tell". Nine months later, on September 5, 1999, The Oklahoman ran a story: "Stoops is man Iowa let get away".
  • Kellogg takes Australian tennis star Kokkinakis to court over Special K trademark

    Kellogg takes Australian tennis star Kokkinakis to court over Special K trademark

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    Kokkinakis and doubles partner Nick Kyrgios have been dubbed the Special Ks by media and the public, and the 21-year-old wants to use the moniker as a branding campaign across clothing and tennis wear. Kokkinakis tweet suggested that along with his followers, he too is quite amused by the news. A hearing in Adelaide at the Federal Court of Australia sent the case to a mediation conference in August.
  • Cavaliers seek answers as Warriors eye ideal title run

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    In the first two games, Irving shot 40 percent. Cavs guard Kyrie Irving , who had 19 points in Game 2, needs one of his best games to help counteract the Warriors' production. Durant is one step closer to delivering that ring, that championship, that place reserved for those who make the biggest plays in the NBA Finals.
  • NBA's Warriors on brink of making pro sports history

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    The Warriors lead the series 2-0 after rolling the Cavaliers 132-113 in Game 2. To this point, chapter three of Cleveland vs Golden State, a Finals dubbed "The Three-Match" has been a mismatch. I've never been in this position being up in the Finals and trying to close it out". "Yeah, I mean, before the series even started we knew what we was dealing with", said James.
  • Warriors eyeing record after Game 3 win in Finals

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    It was a particularly cruel way for James' night to end after he scored 39 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and dished out nine assists. The Cleveland Cavaliers gave the Golden State Warriors their best shot, and it still wasn't enough. They spoke openly of their desire to beat Jordan's 72-win team in 1996, but this time have downplayed the importance of 16-0. "We obviously know how hard it is to win a championship, what goes into it and how important each game is".
  • LeBron's best not good enough in crushing loss to Warriors

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    But Golden State won what was essentially its first meaningful close game in the entire playoffs, and now we have pretty much no hope of the Finals salvaging what was otherwise a pretty uneventful postseason. That was what was happening late Wednesday night at Quicken Loans Arena. James and Kyrie Irving fought for loose balls. But protecting the lead meant leaving Irving on the floor for the entire second half and James for all but a few seconds of it, and on the other bench Steve Kerr ...
  • NBA Finals notebook: Cavs need double-duty from James

    NBA Finals notebook: Cavs need double-duty from James

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    We've been here. The guys that were here past year understand it's the hardest thing to do is to try to close out a series and we've got two more games to go. He was encouraged by the Cleveland Cavaliers coaching staff to be more aggressive after the Game 1 loss, then responded by going 0-2 from the floor with zero points and four fouls over 14 minutes on Sunday night.
  • Shikhar Dhawan Pips Virat Kohli On Cricket Board Payments List

    Shikhar Dhawan Pips Virat Kohli On Cricket Board Payments List

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    After a near flawless demolition of Pakistan India will eye another dominant performance to seal a semifinal berth by defeating Sr Lanka. Shikhar Dhawan led the India charge with a blistering 125 as the holders piled up 321 for six against Sri Lanka in the Champions Trophy on Thursday.
  • Groenefeld eying another mixed doubles title in Paris

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    The Indian had teamed up with Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi to reach the final of the 2010 U.S. Open. Bacsinszky won the last four games to wrap up the second set 6-3. Because it was a final, we were trying to go for too much maybe on the returns or even on the serve", Bopanna was quoted as saying by Xinhua news agency.
  • Real Madrid chiefs warn relucant De Gea: There's others we can sign

    Real Madrid chiefs warn relucant De Gea: There's others we can sign

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    The Spain global, fresh off an impressive season for the recently crowned European champions which saw him net 15 goals and provide five assists goals in a 43 appearances, has always been linked with a move from the Spanish capital. The Red Devils, along with Premier League rivals Chelsea, are keen to secure the Spaniard's signature this summer and are understood to have had a £52m bid rejected by Real.
  • Nadal: I might not be up to Thiem challenge

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    The defeat was the world No. 2's first straight-sets loss at a Major in four years and comes just 12 months after he completed the career Grand Slam in Paris . Djokovic raised his fist to the crowd after winning a point early in the third but it was a hollow gesture. Nadal, Thiem and Wawrinka all have yet to relinquish a set.
  • Iran forcefully rejected Trump's 'repugnant' condolences for the deadly attacks in Tehran

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    The attacks have drawn widespread global condemnation. Authorities also raised the death toll in the attacks to 16 people killed. Trump said "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote ". The US State Department also issued a strong condemnation against the ISIS militants. "Iranian people reject such US claims of friendship", Zarif tweeted .