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That's a bold statement considering James has played in the last seven NBA Finals and eight of the last 11, and is averaging 32 points, 12.3 rebounds and 10.3 assists in the first three games of this series. The Warriors led 67-61 at halftime oas both teams are shot over 50 percent from the field in another high-scoring affair. A year ago in this same situation, the Cavs arrived home with the same 2-0 deficit, blew the doors off the Warriors early and then coasted to a 30-point win.
  • The Finals Stat: Game 3 -- Cavs come up empty down the stretch

    The Finals Stat: Game 3 -- Cavs come up empty down the stretch

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    Of the 15 wins, this was the toughest. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James reacts during the second half against the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Forward Kevin Love went 1-9 from the field, including 1-7 from three, but did have six steals. Leading 113-111 heading into the final minute, Cavaliers shooter Kyle Korver missed a triple, giving Golden State a chance to tie it up or take the lead on the next ...
  • Mike Sullivan says Matt Murray will start for Penguins

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    Wilson, 27, led the Predators in playoff scoring the last two years, with five goals in six first-round games in 2015 aand 13 points in 14 games last year. Bonino now boasts four goals and seven points through 21 postseason games, a step back from the 18 points in 24 games that he was able to put up during the team's successful championship run in 2016.
  • Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five

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    The night started with a catfish throw. The Penguins thrashed Nashville 6-0 in Pittsburgh on Thursday in a dominant Game Five victory that wrestled back control of the Stanley Cup Final series . I was in some sort of lock there. Subban, who claimed Crosby was complaining about Subban's breath during a Game 3 run-in, just kind of sat there and took it.
  • Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals

    Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals

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    Emirates Team New Zealand won two of yesterday's three races to complete a 5-2 victory over Land Rover BAR on the Great Sound in Bermuda in the semi-finals of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Challenger play-offs . Burling said the team were still assessing the damage - and the precise cause of the mishap. But Ben and the team will be back fighting harder than ever to win for Britain and we look forward to joining them on this exciting journey.
  • Penguins cruise past Predators in Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final

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    And so we head back to Nashville, where you know it's going to be nuts. I will be at Bridgestone Arena along with the Game Ops team, putting on the show and sending our love and support from Smashville... Nashville has controlled this series, nearly every fancy stat shows that... and finally, starting in the second period of game three, the Preds finally got a bounce or two to go their way.
  • Goaltending a big key to Stanley Cup Final success for Penguins

    Goaltending a big key to Stanley Cup Final success for Penguins

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    Too busy for Rinne and the rest of the Nashville Predators to keep up with the surging defending Stanley Cup champions. Of those teams, 90 percent went on to win the Stanley Cup, including Pittsburgh last season. We hit on the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first two games, but that doesn't mean it's time to give up on the Predators just yet. Rinne gave up four goals on 25 shots and was outclassed again by Matt Murray, who stopped 37-of-38 shots.
  • Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic in Game 5

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    The Los Angeles Kings won two out of three in 2012 and 2014, but ran out of miracles in that in-between year. "That was a good goal to score just to give us some extra cushion in that game and hopefully [the momentum] will continue in Game 5", Forsberg said.
  • Thiem stuns Djokovic, sets date with Nadal in French Open semis

    Thiem stuns Djokovic, sets date with Nadal in French Open semis

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    Yesterday saw him suffer a first 6-0 "bagel" at a Slam since the 2005 US Open while the defeat will see him slip out of the world's top two for the first time in six years. The tone for the rest of the match was set in the second game of the second set when Thiem broke Djokovic. Simona Halep produced an incredible escape act to reach the semi-finals, while Karolina Pliskova ended the run of the lone remaining home hope Caroline Garcia.
  • Djokovic crashes as Nadal, Murray move on

    Djokovic crashes as Nadal, Murray move on

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    The nine-time Roland Garros champion entered the semis with barely a scratch on him. It recalls the fall from the golfing heights by Tiger Woods, or, in team terms, the 7-1 thrashing Brazil endured at the hands - or rather feet - of Germany in their home FIFA World Cup semi-final three years ago.
  • British motorcycle racer Lambert dies from injuries in race

    British motorcycle racer Lambert dies from injuries in race

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    British rider Davey Lambert has died after crashing in Sunday's Superbike race at the Isle of Man TT event. There's no denying the Isle of Man TT race is extremely risky, but is considered to be rewarding by most racers. "Race organisers they wished to "pass on their deepest sympathy" to his family and friends". He was a regular competitor at Irish national road races and was Irish road race Senior Support champion in 2010.
  • With yet another title, Madrid again the kings of Europe

    With yet another title, Madrid again the kings of Europe

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    Sir Alex Ferguson presents Cristiano Ronaldo with his man of the match award after the UEFA Champions League final. 'It's not the moment to speak about that, ' he said when asked about the criticism. As a player, he was in two consecutive Champions League finals with Juventus, losing both times, including to Madrid in 1998. 'We can say that it is a historic day for everyone at Real Madrid , for me, for the players, for our families.